Appeals and Grants Committee

The Appeals and Grants Committee administers Mission Support Grants and other mission funds available to Alberta and Northwest Conference. These funds include General Council Capital Assistance Programs, the Conference Mission Transition Fund, the Ann Mazur Memorial Fund, and the Conference Revolving Fund. This Committee also reviews requests to conduct financial appeals within the bounds of Alberta and Northwest Conference.

Each of these programs has its own process. Please follow the pertinent links for more information.

Mission Support Grants

Mission Support Grants (MSG) provide financial support to pastoral charges, outreach/community ministries and other identified projects that need financial assistance.

MSG Handbooks and Guidelines

2013 Financial Resources Handbook

2015 MSG Policies and Procedures

2016 Minimum Salaries for Ministry Personnel

2014 Mission Support Grants Principles and Guidelines used by ANW

2014 Mission Support Grants Time Line

MSG Application Forms

Mission Support Grants

2014 Mission Support Grant Checklist for Applicants

2014 Stewardship Development Checklist for Pastoral Charges


General Council Capital Assistance Programs (CA) provide financial assistance in the form of low-interest loans and targeted grants for the renewal and development of congregations, camps, education centres, community ministries, and chaplaincies. Assistance is available for eligible pastoral charges, congregations and other ministries that would otherwise be unable to undertake these capital projects.

Capital Assistance Program Information


The Conference Mission Transition Fund provides financial assistance to projects that promote mission work in the Conference. Each year 30% of the Fund is dedicated to projects or programs focused on youth and young adult ministries. The fund was established in 2012.

2015 Mission Transition Fund Criteria and Application


The Ann Mazur Memorial Fund provides capital assistance loans to congregations for small projects which meet the fund’s new church development or church re-development criteria.

2014 Ann Mazur Fund Application


The Conference Revolving Fund provides loan funding for projects that facilitate congregational renewal and for the work of the Conference and Presbyteries and congregations experiencing great difficulties.

2014 Revolving Fund Application

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